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Carlton back in now familiar territory. Rather them than us!

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I liked the synonymous sitcom with Ade Edmondson and Rik Mayall but never said I was addicted to it.

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The more the AFL survives the less the change 

Carlton 2018 last

Carlton 2019 last.

Obviously if they win today then they will go above us so hope not.

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Wait for the Fox (feral) comments.........ahh, they're tanking again, surrounded by subjugates!!

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Can we win 2 in a row or is that still too much expectation 

(can we defend on the big MCG, more to the point?)

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Off the bottom, now what second/third bottom -  meh, who cares.

I only care what we have achieved at the end of the season.

If we beat St Kilda next week, we will be in pretty much the same win/loss position as the same time last year.  The key difference will be that I think our draw from there on will get harder rather than easier, but if we can't raise our game to the point where we can consistently beat the better sides, then what's the point of making finals anyway.

I think our fortunes from here will largely rest on how we recover injury wise.  If we can get back some of our guns like Lever, May, AVB, Hannan etc, without losing too many other quality players, our back half of the year could be pretty dam impressive.

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If it wasn't for Carlton being on the bottom of the ladder, I would have started to wonder whether along with 6-6-6 and other rule changes, the AFL had brought in some other rule or interpretation that the ladder was to be read in reverse. Who, in all honesty, would have predicted before the beginning of the season that all of Brisbane, St Kilda, Gold Coast and Fremantle would be in the top 8 at the end of round 4? 

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1 hour ago, La Dee-vina Comedia said:

If it wasn't for Carlton being on the bottom of the ladder, I would have started to wonder whether along with 6-6-6 and other rule changes, the AFL had brought in some other rule or interpretation that the ladder was to be read in reverse. Who, in all honesty, would have predicted before the beginning of the season that all of Brisbane, St Kilda, Gold Coast and Fremantle would be in the top 8 at the end of round 4? 

I reckon a few umpires with new brown paper bags thought they could swing it.

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On 4/14/2019 at 11:42 AM, Sir Why You Little said:

(can we defend on the big MCG, more to the point?)

I haven't seen us do it yet and therefore expect to lose against a hard running and speedy Saints. 

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21 minutes ago, stevethemanjordan said:

I haven't seen us do it yet and therefore expect to lose against a hard running and speedy Saints. 

It will be interesting to see the Goodwin tactics

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Off the bottom...

Such lofty ambition. Haven't our achievements changed from the predicted !!

I'm just all warm and fuzzy about this.

Surely.... anything from 9 down....is just the bottom ??

Look at us...golleeeee...the foundation club doing what we've done best..... supporting the ladder !!

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We need to be in the 8 by the midpoint of the season - therefore need to string some wins together - lose this week and it's a long way back 

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